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1. Kombos bolsters US relations while paving the path for Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kombos-bolsters-us-relations-while-paving-the-path-for-cyprus-future

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos is currently on a diplomatic tour across three American states: Washington, New York, and Chicago. His agenda is packed with crucial meetings aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the US and Cyprus,...

2. Four U.S. university staff stabbed in China park (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/four-u-s-university-staff-stabbed-in-china-park

Four staff members from a U.S. university were stabbed in Beishan Park in northeast China, officials said Monday....

3. Foreign Minister begins US diplomatic blitz

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-begins-diplomatic-blitz-in-the-us

Cyprus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Constantinos Kombos, embarks on a significant working visit to the United States, starting with engagements in Washington, New York, and Chicago....

4. Israeli settler defies US sanctions, gains community aid to access frozen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-settler-defies-us-sanctions-gains-community-aid-to-access-frozen-funds

For weeks after being sanctioned by the United States, Yinon Levi struggled to pay the bills, living at his farming outpost atop a hill in the occupied West Bank. But the Israeli settler’s problems didn’t last....

5. NASA's new rocket set to cut Mars journey to just 60 days

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasa-s-new-rocket-set-to-cut-mars-journey-to-just-60-days

Recently, NASA announced it was funding a revolutionary high-thrust rocket — called a Pulsed Plasma Rocket — that could make crewed missions to Mars in just two months....

6. Biden approves over $1 billion in arms for Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biden-approves-over-$1-billion-in-arms-for-israel

The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it would send more than $1 billion in additional arms and ammunition to Israel......

7. No jurors chosen yet in senator Menendez’s corruption trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-jurors-chosen-yet-in-senator-menendez-s-corruption-trial

Jury selection began in the corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on Monday, with a judge excusing dozens of prospective jurors in a case that could affect the Democrat's political future and the makeup of the U.S. Senate....

8. U.S. slams Israel's Gaza tactics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-slams-israel-s-gaza-tactics

In a significant departure from previous stances, Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized Israel's tactics in the Gaza conflict, deeming them ineffective in neutralizing Hamas militants while resulting in significant civilian casualties...

9. Saudi-US deal in limbo over Israel relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-us-deal-in-limbo-over-israel-relations

Saudi Arabia and the United States are finalizing a landmark deal to bolster bilateral trade and defense, contingent upon establishing diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, according to US officials and as reported by CNN. ...

10. USA: Bipartisan bill aims to end US arms embargo on Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-bipartisan-bill-aims-to-end-us-arms-embargo-on-cyprus

In a bipartisan effort, four Greek American members of the House of Representatives introduced a bill on Wednesday aimed at lifting the US arms embargo on Cyprus and abolishing the annual renewal requirement....

11. Our neighborhood just got unpredictable again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/our-neighborhood-just-got-unpredictable-again

This part of the world has always been full of surprises. The most recent came on Friday afternoon when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States and Israel and said he was calling off a planned visit to Washington. ...

12. Senate approves $95 billion war aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/senate-approves-$95-billion-war-aid-package-for-ukraine-israel-and-taiwan

The Senate has passed $95bn (£76.2bn) in war aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after months of delays and rows - with Joe Biden set to sign the legislation later....

13. Cyprus to promote Commandaria wine heritage in France

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-promote-commandaria-wine-heritage-in-france

Cyprus' Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Environment, Maria Panayiotou, revealed plans for a unique wine event aimed at promoting Cyprus' traditional sweet wine, commandaria, during her participation in a Ministerial Workshop on sustainability strategies in the vine and wine sector in Italy....

14. FBI probes crew's awareness in Baltimore bridge collapse inquiry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-probes-crew-s-awareness-in-baltimore-bridge-collapse-inquiry

The FBI has launched a criminal inquiry into the devastating collapse of a Baltimore bridge, which claimed the lives of six construction workers....

15. In the face of threats, Biden tells Israel to 'take the win'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-the-face-of-threats-biden-tells-israel-to-take-the-win

The Biden administration congratulated Israel on successfully intercepting over 300 missiles and drones launched by Iran, with US support....

16. Chinese Ambassador stresses cooperation for Vasiliko LNG success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-ambassador-stresses-cooperation-for-vasiliko-lng-success

The main body of the Vassiliko LNG project could be completed at the end of 2024 or early in 2025, as long as various parties can truly work together with......

17. Trust issues rise as US congress stalls Ukraine aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/trust-issues-rise-as-us-congress-stalls-ukraine-aid

Who fears and trusts the United States? This crucial question is being asked at this time, not by opponents of the US, but by some of the people who held very important positions in Washington. Congress has frozen the process of approving military aid to Ukraine....

18. USA: House votes on bill to ban TikTok over national security worries

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/usa-house-votes-on-bill-to-ban-tiktok-over-national-security-worries

The House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday aiming to initiate a nationwide ban on the widely popular video app TikTok, unless its China-based owner sells the platform. ...

19. Von der Leyen commends Christodoulides, ''proud of his leadership''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/von-der-leyen-commends-christodoulides-proud-of-his-leadership

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke today at the plenary session of the European People's Party in Bucharest, Romania....

20. Supreme Court clears Trump for 2024 ballots despite Capitol riots role

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-clears-trump-for-2024-ballots-despite-capitol-riots-role

The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a pivotal decision on Monday, stating that former President Donald Trump cannot be barred from 2024 ballots due to his role in the January 6, 2021, Capitol attack...

21. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

22. ''Give Ukraine Russia’s money to end the war,'' Yellen says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/give-ukraine-russia-s-money-to-end-the-war-yellen-says

The U.S. Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, said on Tuesday that she supports using some of the money that Russia cannot access because of the war in Ukraine....

23. What is Nicos Anastasiades afraid of?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/what-is-nicos-anastasiades-afraid-of

According to a report written by Marina Economides and published in Kathimerini's Sunday edition, former President Nicos Anastasiades faces a challenging political landscape following his...

24. U.S. unleashes over 500 new sanctions on Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-unleashes-over-500-new-sanctions-on-russia

In a bid to escalate pressure on Moscow on the second anniversary of its war in Ukraine, U.S. President Joe Biden unveiled a series of measures, including more than 500 new sanctions targeting Russia....

25. FBI informant in Biden case linked to Russian contacts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fbi-informant-in-biden-case-linked-to-russian-contacts

A former FBI informant is facing charges for allegedly concocting a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme implicating Joe Biden, his son Hunter, and a Ukrainian energy company....

26. US sounds alarm on Russian anti-satellite weapons threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-sounds-alarm-on-russian-anti-satellite-weapons-threat

Highly sensitive intelligence gathered by the U.S. highlights the emergence of Russian anti-satellite weapons, raising concerns among top government officials. ...

27. US Ambassador confirms F-16 sale approval to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-ambassador-confirms-f-16-sale-approval-to-turkey

US Ambassador to Turkey, Jeff Flake, in a post on platform X posted on Sunday, referred to the completion of the process in Congress for the approval of the sale of F-16 aircraft to Turkey....

28. Fallout from Boeing 737 MAX 9 door panel incident, bolts missing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fallout-from-boeing-737-max-9-door-panel-incident-bolts-missing

A door panel detachment from a Boeing 737 MAX 9 jet mid-flight on January 5 has raised significant safety alarms, with a preliminary report from U.S. investigators shedding light on the concerning incident. ...

29. Meta CEO to receive $700M dividend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meta-ceo-to-receive-$700m-dividend

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta, the parent company overseeing Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, anticipates an annual dividend of $700 million (£549 million), according to recent announcements....

30. US senators grill social media CEOs over child safety concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-grill-social-media-ceos-over-child-safety-concerns

In a heated session on Wednesday, U.S. senators confronted leaders of major social media companies, urging swift legislative action to address escalating threats of sexual predation targeting children on their platforms....

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